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EGYPT: Salesian volunteers from Italy teach Italian language courses to students preparing for enrollment in Salesian Vocational Training Institute

By at August 15, 2018 | 9:41 am

EGYPT: Salesian volunteers from Italy teach Italian language courses to students preparing for enrollment in Salesian Vocational Training Institute

(MissionNewswire) As part of collaborative projects between the Salesian Circumscription of Central Italy and the Salesian province of the Middle East, several Italian volunteers spent time at a Salesian school in Alexandria, Egypt. The volunteers spent their summer break teaching Italian language skills to youth who are trying to gain acceptance into the Salesian more...

ANS , Egypt , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

EGYPT: Sudanese refugee able to launch training center to help other refugees thanks to “Sunrise Project”

By at August 13, 2018 | 3:18 pm

EGYPT: Sudanese refugee able to launch training center to help other refugees thanks to “Sunrise Project”

(MissionNewswire) Alamin Abkar, a married 34 year old father of three, has been able to launch his own business in Egypt thanks to the Salesian Missions Sunrise Project. A refugee from the Sudan who is responsible for caring for his wife and children, Abkar is blind but did not want to let his impairment stop him from earning a living in his new community. With seed more...

Egypt , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

EGYPT: Salesian missionaries provide education and social development programs for Christian and Muslim youth

By at November 7, 2017 | 11:24 am

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been working in Egypt for more than 100 years. Primary and secondary education, high-quality vocational and technical schools and youth centers are accessed by both Muslim and Christian youth, as well as refugees in need of services. In Alexandria in 1896, the Salesian House was founded by Father Rua to provide education to more...

Egypt

EGYPT: Salesian Missions continues Sunrise Project to support refugees and vulnerable Egyptians thanks to external donor funding

By at October 30, 2017 | 11:24 am

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to the support of external donors, Salesian Missions  has continued their work with the Instituto Don Bosco in Cairo to fund scholarships as part of the Sunrise Project, which launched in 2014. This skills training program assists refugees and vulnerable Egyptians in gaining the technical and life skills they need to find employment and support more...

Egypt

EGYPT: Salesian Missionaries Offer Oratory and Parish in Cairo Community

By at May 10, 2017 | 6:24 am

Salesian missionaries in the community of Zaytoun within the city of Cairo, Egypt, offer an oratory and parish. The programs primary serve young Egyptians and South Sudanese who are refugees in the country. Father Dany Kerio, rector of the Salesian community, notes that the oratory playground is a meeting place of culture and people. “Our programs are frequented by more...

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EGYPT: Don Bosco Industrial Technical Institute Launches Projects on Harnessing Solar Energy

By at April 25, 2017 | 8:57 am

EGYPT: Don Bosco Industrial Technical Institute Launches Projects on Harnessing Solar Energy

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries operate the Don Bosco Industrial Technical Institute in Cairo, Egypt, which has been a center of excellence for some time. Every year, the institute trains youth as industrial experts, prepares them to enter the workforce and helps the country maintain a high level of industrial development. In recent months, a number of innovative more...

Egypt , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

MOROCCO: Don Bosco Professional School Graduates 54 Students in Electrical Energy and Industrial Sectors

By at March 21, 2017 | 3:39 pm

MOROCCO: Don Bosco Professional School Graduates 54 Students in Electrical Energy and Industrial Sectors

(MissionNewswire) On Feb. 17, 54 students graduated from the Salesian-run Don Bosco Professional School in Kénitra, Morocco. The students gained their education for work in the electrical energy and industrial sectors. Kénitra is a city on the outskirts of the capital city of Rabat and home to close to 800,000 people. Through the Salesian Center, more than 1,200 youth more...

Morocco , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

MOROCCO: Cultural Week Aims to Teach Salesian Students and Their Families More About the Life of St. John (Don) Bosco

By at January 23, 2017 | 4:16 pm

MOROCCO: Cultural Week Aims to Teach Salesian Students and Their Families More About the Life of St. John (Don) Bosco

(MissionNewswire) Every year, Salesian Father Antonio Vega, rector of the Salesian community in Kenitra, a city on the outskirts of the capital city of Rabat, Morocco provides a week of culture at the local Salesian school, which educates close to 400 children. This year, the theme proposed by Catholic education in Morocco is “No to violence.” The message is infused more...

Morocco , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific)

MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA: Protecting Education for Children in Conflict

By at April 16, 2015 | 10:55 am

MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA: Protecting Education for Children in Conflict

(MissionNewswire) While steady progress has been made in changing attitudes toward education and raising enrollment numbers during the past 10 years, violence and instability in the Middle East and North Africa is preventing children from getting an education. One in four youth are either out of school or at at risk of dropping out, according UNICEF. “At a time of more...

Africa , Featured on slider , Middle East , North Africa , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Sudan , Syria

KENYA: Salesian-run Bosco Boys Programs Provides Education to More Than 600 Poor Youth

By at April 14, 2015 | 5:47 am

KENYA: Salesian-run Bosco Boys Programs Provides Education to More Than 600 Poor Youth

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Bosco Boys program provides education and technical skills training to former street children in Nairobi, Kenya and is currently serving more than 600 boys and girls in primary and secondary schools and universities. The program also operates two nursery schools in the slums of Kariua and Kuwinda. For Salesian volunteer, Polona more...

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